The San Diego Natural History Museum (theNAT) offers four floors of exhibition space for the public to enjoy during December Nights. Permanent exhibitions include: Extraordinary Ideas from Ordinary People: A History of Citizen Science (NEW), Coast to Cactus in Southern California, Fossil Mysteries, Skulls and Water: A California Story. Special exhibition, Animals: Machines in Motion will be open with a $9 admission.
Visitors can also see The Last Hurrah: The Photography of Abe Ordover, a photography exhibition, and two exciting 3D films* in the giant screen theater. Indulge in some hot chocolate from the Dino Cafe while listening to live holiday music performed by the Pomerado Brass Quintet from 5 to 6:30 PM and the TubaFours from 6:45 to 8:45 PM. Pick up some authentic, locally-sourced mistletoe, sold by the Museum Canyoneers.
*3D films are not included with free admission during December Nights. Each 3D film is $5 per person.
**Open free 3-9pm. Closed prior to 3pm.